Jim Carney

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Michael Lyster presenting The Sunday Game in 1990. The broadcaster spent 35 years fronting the live programme.

When it comes to sports documentaries of recent times, Loosehorse has proved to be something of a thoroughbred, producing ‘Jayo’, ‘Blues Sisters’, ‘Mi(...)

Joanne Cantwell: the new host of RTÉ’s long-running GAA programme The Sunday Game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Sunday Game is different. Different to other GAA shows, different to other sports shows. Different to other television shows, full stop. If Joanne(...)

Galway’s All-Ireland winning team of 1923. Back row: Jack Berry, Paddy Hurney, Berney Gibbs, Mick Dervan, Dick Morrissy, ‘Staff’ Garvey, Jim Power. Front row: Andy Kelly, Jim Morris, Mick Kenny (capt), Martin King, Tom Flenning. Seated: Leonard McGrath, Ignatius Harney. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Galway have been in the Leinster championship for nine years, but this weekend marks the first time they host a game in that competition, as the All-I(...)

Tempers flare in the closing stages of the Allianz Football League Division One game between Galway and Mayo at   Pearse Stadium. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Wild West The increasingly evident friction between Mayo and Galway came to the fore again on Sunday with an on-field melee and three red cards in th(...)

d Johnny Duane fail to prevent a Donegal goal during the counties’ qualifier clash in Croke Park last summer.  photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Jim Carney caused a bit of fuss in Galway in April. The now retired journalist and broadcaster decided to get a few issues off his chest in an occasio(...)

Acclaimed playwright MJ Molloy, a native of Milltown, Co Galway

The centenary of the birth of playwright MJ Molloy, once described as “the greatest master of Irish folk thea(...)

RTÉ Sport’s Michael Lyster presenting The Sunday Game in 1990. Michael began presenting The Sunday Game series in 1984 continually up to the present day.

In the mid-to-late-1970s, the landscape of television sport had a single identifiable feature that stood high above everything else. Match Of The Day (...)